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Circle C Ranch The Official Publication of the Circle C Homeowner's Association Volume 10, Number 4 April 2013

CCHOA Announcements Submitted by Denise Nordstrom, CCHOA Manager

Annual Meeting Recap The Circle C Homeowners Association Annual Meeting was held on Wednesday, March 6th at 6:30pm at the Community Center. Thank you to everyone who voted, submitted a proxy or quorum proxy; we were able to meet quorum prior to the meeting. There were three open board seats up for election. Congratulations to Michael Chu, Chris Poynor, and Natalie Placer McClure who were each elected to three year terms! Check our website,, to see the power point slides from the Annual Meeting.

Community Wide Garage Sale The CCHOA will host Circle C’s Annual Garage Sale on Saturday, April 20th. Each individual homeowner is encouraged to hold their individual garage sale on this date. We will be advertising the event (in print and on the internet) from 8am to 5pm and will have street maps available on our website. If you have any questions about this event, please call the HOA office at 288-8663.

Neighborhood Meet & Greet The CCHOA will be hosting the Neighborhood Meet and Greet for Muirfield, Fairway Estates, Alta Mira, and Avana residents at our new Community Center (located at 7817 La Crosse Avenue, intersection of La Crosse and Spruce Canyon) on Thursday, April 18, 6:00-7:30 pm. The event is sponsored by Austin Real Estate Partners, and food and drink will be provided by Circle C Café. Austin Custom Winery will also be here with a free wine tasting! This is a wonderful opportunity for you to come out and meet your neighbors, HOA staff, and Board of Directors, and win door prizes! Be on the lookout for your invitation in the mail. See you there!

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CCHOA NUMBERS HOA Mgmt Office.......... or 288-8663 HOA Financial Office.............................................. 451-9901 Aquatics Director..................................................... 288-4239 Newsletter Publisher Peel, Inc. Sales Office..................................... 512-263-9181, 512-263-9181 Circle C Amenities Circle C CafĂŠ........................................................... 288-6058 Circle C CDC.......................................................... 288-9792 Circle C Swim Center.............................................. 288-6057 Circle C Community Center Pool............................ 301-8259 Grey Rock Tennis Club........................................... 301-8685 Email: Sub Association Info: KB Enclave and Fairway Estates HOA Alliance Association Management......................... 347-2888 Parkwest HOA Goodwin Management......................................... 502-7509 Streetman Enclave HOA Rosalyn Peterson................................................... 441-1041 Muirfield HOA Chris Noel............................................................ 219-1927

ARTICLE INFO The Circle C Ranch newsletter is mailed monthly to all Circle C Ranch residents. Residents, community groups, churches, etc. are welcome to submit information about their organizations in the newsletter. Personal news for the Stork Report, Teenage Job Seekers, recipes, special celebrations, and birthday announcements are also welcome. If you have an article of interest to the community please submit to by the 10th of the month. The newsletter can also be viewed online at

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS Jason Bram............................................................... President Steve Urban.......................................................Vice President Dan Vavasour............................................................Treasurer Chris Poynor.............................................................Secretary Kim Ackermann.............................................. Board Member Natalie Placer.................................................. Board Member Michael Chu................................................... Board Member Contact the board

IMPORTANT NUMBERS City of Austin Solid Waste........................................... 974-1945 Dead Animal Collection............................................... 974-2000 Abandoned Vehicle....................................................... 974-8119 Pothole Complaints...................................................... 974-8750 Stop Signs.................................................................... 457-4885 Street Light Outage............................................................... 311 Schools Clayton Elementary.............................................. 841-9200 Kiker Elementary.................................................. 414-2584 Gorzycki Middle School........................................ 841-8600 Small Middle School............................................. 841-6700 Bowie High School............................................... 414-5247 Mills Elementary................................................... 841-2400 SAYSA.......................................................................... 899-1049 2

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Submitted by HOA Manager, Denise Nordstrom

What are the rules on trash containers and recycle cart storage? Trash containers and recycle carts are permitted to be at the curb only on your scheduled collection day until 10pm. This is a requirement of the City of Austin. Trash containers and recycle carts are to be stored where not visible from the street at all other times. Are basketball goals allowed in Circle C? Permanently installed goals are not permitted in Circle C unless approved by the Architectural Control Committee. The deed restrictions state that basketball goals are to be stored out of the view of neighbors when not in use. City of Austin code prohibits portable basketball goals in the street or right-of-way (10ft back from curb); you may report to 311. Are cars allowed to be parked on the street? The CCHOA does not have jurisdiction over the streets in Circle C; they are the responsibility of the City of Austin. City of Austin regulations on abandoned vehicles may be found on the City’s website at: Please call 974-8119 to report an abandoned or nonoperating vehicle. What should I do about barking dogs and stray animals? Stray Animals may be picked up by animal control by calling 311. The City of Austin states it is unlawful for dogs to make frequent noise disturbing to persons in the neighborhood and violations should be reported to the City. You may also call the CCHOA office at 288-8663 with specific date and time for excessive barking. The staff will send a cooperative letter to the homeowner.

What are the rules on maintenance? Homes are to be kept in a well-maintained, safe, clean and attractive condition at all times. Lawns and garden areas should be kept alive, free of weeds and attractive. Lawn mowing is required on a regular basis. Litter, trash, dead vegetation and debris should be promptly removed. Trees and shrubs are to be pruned. Public right of way and sidewalks should be clear and unobstructed. All shrubbery should be trimmed away from street signs and from corner traffic sight line obstructions. What are the rules in Circle C on walking with your dog off leash and what about picking up after your dog? Both of these issues fall under the jurisdiction of the City of Austin. It is against COA ordinance to have a dog off leash except on your private property.  It is also a requirement by the City that dog owners pick up and properly dispose of their dog’s feces.  Please keep our landscaped commons areas beautiful and clean for the enjoyment of all. Do I have to submit plans for improvements and/or additions to my home? All improvements such as changes in paint or roofing color, decks, patio covers, pools, change in fencing or any other permanent structure must be submitted to the Architectural Control Committee. You may download an application form as well as a fee schedule on our website at under the “ACC” quick link section.

How do I report a street light outage? Every light pole has an assigned number mounted on the pole. Jot down that number and call the City of Austin 311 non-emergency number to make the report.

What do I need to visit the Swim Center? All residents must possess and show their swim center ID card to enter either Aquatics facility. ID cards are available at the Swim Center office located at 5919 La Crosse Avenue. You may also go online at htm for more information and to download the required forms.

Are boats, trailers and recreational vehicles allowed in Circle C? The Deed Restrictions require that any vehicle or trailer other than a conventional automobile be stored, placed or parked in an area concealed from view of other Homeowners. Our restrictions only apply to boats, trailers, and RVs on private property. The CCHOA has no authority over what might be parked on the public street. A boat or trailer in the street, not attached to a vehicle to pull it, should be reported to COA Abandoned Vehicles, 974-8119.

Are door to door solicitors and door flyers allowed in Circle C? Both of these issues are governed by the City of Austin, full details can be found on their website at: By City ordinance, solicitors must abide by “No Soliciting” signs on private property. Some neighbors have had success in placing a small “No Soliciting” sign near the doorbell and/or a small staked sign near the front porch. Suspicious solicitation should be reported to 911 at the time of occurrence.

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Circle C Swim Center Submitted by Sammie Surguy


The Circle C Swim Center is so excited that the spring and wonderful weather are finally here! Since many of you haven’t been here for awhile, make sure to check out our website, www.ccswim. net to stay current on our policies and rules. You can also find all other Aquatics Center information there. Don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter! | SELECT SWIM TEAM The Circle C Select Swim Team fills up fast once the weather starts to warm up so set up your tryout sooner than later. Tryouts are from Monday-Thursday 4:15- 4:45 p.m. please e-mail frontdesk@ccswim. net before you come. Old Select Swim Team Shirts and Caps are 50% off, stop by and get yours today! PRIVATE LESSONS The weather warming up, bring your kids to the pool and sign them up for private lessons! With the select swim team going strong and the Seals about to start up make sure your swimmer is confident and ready to make the team. Coach Amanda has availability Monday-Friday 3:30pm-6:30pm. Call the front desk at (512)-288-6057 today to sign up. Bookmarks for pricing can be found at the front desk. GROUP LESSONS It’s almost that time of the year again! Group lessons are just

around the corner. Make sure your kiddos are ready to dive into some summer pool time fun, bring them in for an evaluation starting Sunday April 7th from 4-6pm. The first session of group lessons start Tuesday April 23rd so make sure you get evaluated early and a spot in the first 2013 session. For more information or questions please contact Coach Amanda at or the front desk at (512)-288-6057. Bookmarks with information about dates, times, and evaluations can be found at the front desk. HIRING Looking for a fun job? We’re accepting applications! It is time to start planning for the 2013 swim season at the Circle C Aquatics Centers. We will be accepting Applications for Employment on a rolling basis. Please complete the Application for Employment as well as the Availability Sheet(s) for the position(s) for which you are applying. Both Front Desk and Lifeguard positions are available. For more information and forms to fill out please visit: and click on employment. Hiring of 15 year old lifeguards: A 15 year old will be hired if they are a good fit and they have taken a Circle C lifeguard class and must turn 16 within two weeks of the last day of the Circle C class.   If a 15 year old takes a class at another facility, they may be interviewed/hired no less than 2 weeks before 16 birthday.

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Circle C Landscape Submitted by Susan Hoover

April Showers Bring May Flowers…….we can only hope this to be true as we are again faced with very dry conditions throughout Texas. We continue to adapt all of the Circle C commons areas to this reality. One of our newest installations is on the median tip at Slaughter/Beckett. This area has been done with all drip irrigation, drought tolerant zoysia turf, and drought tolerant plants. Stratus Properties paid for this work as a renovation of the left turn lane that was put in as part of the Alamo Drafthouse and south side shopping center improvements. We will be focusing on converting all our median tips and other areas that are suitable to drip irrigation in the near future. This will allow for the most efficient watering. Maintenance tasks for April include the mowing, blowing and getting rid of the massive amount of oak leaves and pollen that will cover the neighborhood as the trees shed their leaves. We will be touching up mulch, adding pre-emergent for weed prevention, and spreading fertilizer. We do not fertilize until mid-April on the commons areas as the grass will not be actively growing until the night time temperature is consistently above 60 degrees. The CCHOA has recently converted all of the landscape lighting to LED lighting. This produces a cooler temperature, and thus cooler light color, than the halogyn light bulbs we have used in the past. However, it provides great savings on the overall electric bill. One fun fact about Circle C is that there are over 750 landscape lights throughout the subdivision, so conserving electricity as we can is a must. We have found a good conversion bulb for the existing fixtures, making it possible to only switch out bulbs rather than replace all fixtures. Our watering schedule on the commons areas complies with the Stage 2 water restrictions currently in place by the City of Austin Water Utility for all commercial and residential properties. We are limited to once a week watering, between 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. This watering does occur on all days of the week as some of our watering sections are very large and cannot be watered on one single day. We have legally filed and approved variances with the City of Austin to handle this. Generally, we water on Tuesday or Friday. However, on Slaughter Lane and Escarpment, you will see various sections watering on other days. Please feel free to call the CCHOA office if you see watering outside the allowed times, or if you have questions about the watering schedule. If you see a broken sprinkler head, or a leak, please contact us at 288-8663 or at We monitor the system continuously, however it is very large and things can break without us knowing so we appreciate your help.

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June 10th-21st Super Sports Camp $300

Campers have the opportunity to enhance their skills, or participate for the first time in a wide variety of sports!

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Imagination Theater & Kids Rock Music Camp $300

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We’re looking for substitute teachers available to work in the afternoons at our NAEYC accredited preschool and at our afterschool programs for elementary-aged children. This is a perfect position for students or other individuals with flexible schedules. Morning hours may also be available, but significant afternoon availability is a requirement. Must have a sense of humor, enjoy children and love to play. To apply: Please email your resume to . We look forward to hearing from you!

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Submitted by Sonja Hibbs Love to read? So do we! The Circle C Women’s Book Club is a great group of women of all ages who lead crazy-busy lives, but who always make time for good books and each other. Over the past five years, we’ve read some great stories and some not-so-great ones from every genre. We shy away from the fluffy stuff (think “The Devil Wears Prada”), but don’t have our noses stuck in just the classics either (although we have read a few of those). We actually talk about the books, which always leads to great discussions on our own lives. Sound good? Then come join us! We meet once a month on Sunday at 3:15 at a member’s house, typically the third Sunday or last Sunday depending on schedules. We also try for a mid-month meeting at a coffee shop or restaurant when life doesn’t intervene! Contact Sonja at for more information.

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CCHOA News AISD Bond - Proposition 1-4: Committee for Austin’s Children

Submitted by Carolyn Merritt FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS How were the items and projects to be funded by Propositions 1-4 old; 50 of the over 110 campuses in the district are more than 50 years of age. To preserve our investment in our schools and address issues such as selected? The facility needs of every school within AISD were assessed by code requirements, air quality, adequate heating and lighting, and facility AISD technical staff so that the Citizens’ Bond Advisory Committee could upkeep, action must be taken now. This will prevent being faced with even ensure the funds would go towards projects and items with the greatest need and of the highest priority. This committee of 30 community members, more expensive repairs in the future. OVERCROWDED SCHOOLS: In 22 of our schools, enrollment appointed by the Superintendent from across the School District, reviewed the is more than 125% of the school’s permanent capacity. This creates a recommendations and solicited input from the community. The committee hardship on both students and teachers. Core facilities are not large recommended the final list of projects to the AISD Board. The bond enough to serve these large enrollments, and portable classrooms are used propositions were placed on the ballot in a unanimous vote by the AISD Board. How much would the bond propositions cost me? Less than a $6 in lieu of permanent facilities. Lunch has to begin as early as 10:00 AM at some of these schools to accommodate the number of students. All per month property tax increase for the owners of a $200,000 home. the while, Austin’s population continues to grow. This bond addresses a Homeowners over 65 years of age would be exempt from any tax increase if number of overcrowding issues. It seeks to reduce the number of portables Propositions 1-4 are passed. Who will make sure the money is spent properly? If propositions 1-4 are by 16% and expand core facilities. TECHNOLOGY NEEDS: Technology is an ongoing investment approved, an independent citizens’ oversight committee will be appointed by for our children and their teachers. Bond proceeds will be used to replace the AISD Superintendent to ensure the funds are spent properly and only on end of life computers; to purchase new printers and Innovation Stations voter-approved projects. Bonds will only be issued as needed. What if Propositions 1-4 do not pass? Major renovations at schools are for the remaining classrooms that have not received them yet, enabling all teachers to use this technology; and to purchase additional computers for necessary to protect the investments already made by taxpayers. Without students to design spreadsheets, do research, give presentations and learn these additional bond resources, our existing campuses will not receive to program. The equipment will be purchased with short–term bonds comprehensive repairs and renovations that are desperately needed, such as since state cuts to education and state policy has significantly reduced the roofing projects and more efficient air conditioning and heating systems. New classrooms are already needed, and the demand is only increasing as more funds for the operating budget. Austin Independent School District (AISD) has placed four bond people move to Austin. The number of students will continue to grow, putting additional burdens on our already overcrowded schools. More portables will proposals on the May ballot. Propositions 1 – 4 will provide funds to: have to be added to address growth. Construction costs will only become • Repair & renovate our aging schools more expensive the longer we wait. • Upgrading electrical systems Will passing Propositions 1-4 improve classroom instruction? Yes, studies • Repairing roofs and windows have shown that overcrowded classrooms hinder teaching and learning. In • Replacing plumbing addition, by making major repairs and renovations now, maintenance budgets • Replacing and repair flooring should be reduced, freeing up funds that can be used for teacher and classroom • Updating heating and cooling systems • Enhancing safety on campuses by purchasing monitoring cameras needs. Furthermore, students that participate in AISD fine arts and athletics programs have proven to have higher attendance rates, higher test scores and • Upgrade and update science & technology labs • Upgrade and add technology to support learning throughout AISD higher graduation rates. Isn’t this a lot of money? The last big bond package in 2004 authorized a • Construct additional classrooms and replace portables maximum tax rate increase of 4.6 cents, and by comparison this bond package • Construct three new elementary schools • Upgrade fine arts, physical education and athletic facilities raises it only 3.5 cents per $100 valuation. Even though the total amount to encourage better attendance, higher test scores and higher of this bond is larger, it has a smaller impact on the tax rate. It is important to note that through excellent fiscal management, the district has held the graduation rates • Provide funding to continue to reduce the consumption of energy projected tax rate increases in the 2004 and 2008 bond programs 2 cents and take advantage of programs offered by Austin Energy that below the maximum rates authorized by the voters. Even after passage of the bond package, AISD will still have the second encourage energy conservation • Provide funding for Career & Technical Education facilities and lowest tax rate in the five-county Central Texas area. AISD serves over 86,000 position the district to benefit from the formation of the new students and is the fifthth largest public school district in Texas. Didn’t we just vote on Bonds a few years ago? We had a large bond package Austin medical school. These opportunities help students to be college or career ready and to have marketable job skills that could pass in 2004, nine years ago. There was a smaller bond package for $343 million for urgent needs in 2008 but it did not address facilities district-wide. provide earning capacity while they continue their education. When is the election? The election is Saturday, May 11, 2013. Early voting All of the funds raised through Propositions 1-4 will stay in our is April 29-May 7, 2013. community for the benefit of our children. AGING FACILITIES: The average age of AISD schools is 40 years


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“I very rarely write letters of recommendation, but had such an outstanding experience with Chris, that I felt compelled to do so. We are careful consumers, especially when it comes to purchasing a home and selecting a Realtor. We were not disappointed! She treats real estate like a profession. She was completely on top of the entire process! AND, she’s highly intelligent. She was “connected” and used up-to-date technologies (like e-signing) and she provided recommendations for high quality industry contacts (handy man, inspector, etc.) She also serves on the Board for a large HOA, giving us some valuable insight. I highly recommend Chris!” Eric Heflin “Chris is a dream of a realtor! Impressed the first time we met her, we discovered how very competent she is. She didn’t miss a beat. We could relax and let her take care of everything. Quick responses to all our questions and requests (and we had a lot!). Chris gave us encouragement the whole time our house was on the market—and then sold it at full price! We are recommending her to all of our friends who might be buying and/or selling a home in the future.” Margaret and Richard Nakumura

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CCHOA News The 7th Annual

Clayton Fun Run & Carnival Saturday, April 13, 2013 | Race 2PM – 3PM | Carnival 3PM – 6PM

It’s time for Clayton’s biggest and most enjoyable event of the year! The Clayton Fun Run is open to all Pre-K (4-5 years) and elementary-aged students.We have partnered with event organizer, Marquee Tents to ensure that kids and parents alike can experience a fantastic community event. CARNIVAL ACTIVITIES: • 2 Hamster Balls • Barrel Train • Bowling • Rock Wall • Petting Zoo • Jar Guessing Game • Quad Jump • Pony Rides • Football Throw • Jousting • Crazy Hair Day • Fishing • Bungee Run • Duck Pond • Wacky Millennium Obstacle Course • Vertical Rush 24ft Slide • Feed the Fish Toss • Adventure Gallery Slide • Face Painting/Tattos (Note: All carnival activities are included in the purchase of a wristband which will be sold at the event. Parents must be present to sign a waiver in order to purchase wristbands. This is not a drop off event.) FOOD VENDORS: • Schmitt’s Kettle Korn • Sodas • Stony’s Pizza • Texas Roadhouse, San Marcos • Cotton Candy Please visit for details. Sponsors: A HUGE Thank You to Texas Trail Rides Mangieri’s Pizza Café, Mathnasium, the 2013 Fun Run Sponsors! Bronze: Austin Sports Academy, South Austin, Oasis Day Spa, Shelly Platinum: Marquee Tents C’est Chic, Circle C Café & Catering, Adams – Farmers Insurance Agent, Gold: Tara West, Austin Real Estate Circle C Orthodontics, Convict hill Southwest Smiles, Texas Roadhouse - San Partners Floor Covering, Denise Bodman - Realty Marcos, Young Rembrandts Silver: Bright Horizons, Darryl Austin, Dr. Mary kay Becher, DDS, i9 Copper: Hutson Clothing C. Baucum, DDS, Cullinane Law Sports, Krystine Blackburn - Jefferson A Special Thank You to: Energywise Group, Goldwasser Real Estate, Mai Bank – Mortgage Lending, Karma Lewis Windows, Four Sons Quality Cleaners, Orthodontics, Modern Family Dentistry, - Realtor-Keller Williams, KB Homes, HEB, Mama Fu’s, Tri-R Solutions, NextCare, Pure Smiles Orthodontics, Kopp Team Realtors - Realty Austin, Austin Routed Signs, CC West

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By USPTA/PTR Master Professional Fernando Velasco

How to Execute The One Handed Backhand Volley In previous newsletters, I offered tips on how to hit a forehand groundstroke, a two-handed backhand, one-handed backhand, forehand volley, the two handed backhand volley, the serve, and the forehand half-volley. In this issue, I will offer you instructions on how to execute the one –handed backhand volley when players are at the net and have to hit the ball on the fly. In the illustrations, the Manager and Director of Tennis at the Grey Rock Tennis Club, Fernando Velasco, demonstrates the proper form and technique. Photos by Charlie Palafox. Step 1: The Split step: When the player comes up to the net, the player will stop and take the split step by bouncing off the toes at the same time and let the body lean forward to react to the ball. Both hands are on the racket so it can react to either move to the left or to the right. Eyes are focused on the incoming ball. Notice the left hand being on the throat of the racket, not next to the right hand Step 2: The Back Swing: The left hand will guide the head of the racket at eye level and with a short back swing. The upper

body has made a turn and the weight of the body has been placed on the left leg. Eyes are focused toward the point of contact. The right hand is relaxed to allow the left hand to make the proper opening to meet the ball. Step 3: The Point of Contact: As the swing comes forward, the left hand releases the racket and the right foot leans toward the ball. The left hand stretches back to allow proper balance on the point of contact. The head of the racket is slightly tilted up to allow a slice on the ball. This assures good height above the net and will force the ball to stay low when making contact with the court, thus making it tougher for the opponent to return the ball back to the player. Step 4: The Follow Through: Once the ball leaves the racket, the follow through is extended toward the target. The weight of the player is now on the right leg and the left arm is still balancing the body as a “butterfly swing”. The shoulders are still slightly turned and are ready to come back to the split position.

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John Squires and the Squires’ Team with Keller Williams Realty, your neighbors and Realtors for life!

Call Kevin Scragg, your Circle C neighbor, at (512) 529-8763 to see any home for sale and for all leases! My clients have been calling me lately wanting to know the absolute best time to bring their homes to the market. Generally, the Springtime is the best, however, homes sell in Circle C Ranch all year round. February is typically to slowest month and all real estate companies take their conventions then. March and April get busier with the early sellers/listings and then it explodes in May when the weather is warm, grass is green and flowers are out. The large families tend to buy then, to have the kids in school by Fall. Now we are seeing a lot of young families with babies looking at homes and we have had as many as 25 couples in one Sunday afternoon through our open houses. We typically have 3-4 open houses on most Sundays. There are a lot of buyers and not many sellers. If you can, in any way, get your home on the market before the end of March/April you will be way ahead of the game. Right now, as of 3/8/13 there are only 15 homes on the market in Circle C! That is really, really low. Yes, the market has stabilized in Circle C Ranch. You will have certain cases where homes are selling cheaply for one reason or another, but by-in-large no-one is giving their home away in Circle C Ranch anymore and buyers are taking note of it. There are 34 pending homes and 15 active. That means we have about a 2 week inventory on the market. Another great reason to list as soon as you possibly can. The Squires’ Team is known for it’s generous move-up and move-down plans, but if you must leave Austin or are being relocated by your company, we’d love to help you with that move too! The Squires Team has been working with relocation companies since the relocation inception 16 years ago. You do not have to use the relocation agent or brokerage the company provides to you. You may interview and use whomever you please and it is usually much to your financial advantage to use the neighborhood expert, instead of a brokerage/agent that rarely works in the area. The Squires Team has successfully sold scores of homes through Bristol relo, Hewitt relo, Sirva relo, Global relo, Quantum relo, Primacy relo, Summit relo, Promisor relo, Cartus relo, AIRes relo, Yellow relo and more! We are relocation tested and certified to work with all relocation companies. Please give us a chance to earn your business and show you why the Squires Team sells more homes than anyone else in Circle C Ranch. Call John Squires for an appt. at

Call John today at (512) 970-1970! Call John Squires for an easy appointment to provide you with a free, no-obligation market analysis on your valuable Circle C Ranch home. John offers move-up and move-down plans to fit your specific needs. We provide FULL marketing of your home with flexible commissions and no hidden fees. Go to to view all of John’s listings and virtual tours. #1 agent in Circle C Ranch with approx. 387 homes successfully “SOLD!” #10 team in Austin out of Austin’s “Top 50” teams. Austin resident since 1963.

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11304 Viridian Way John’s new listing! Mercedes model plan, extremely upgraded on 1/3rd+/- acre, cul-de-sac lot. Granite, hi-end stainless, wrought iron, multiple surround systems, all within a 5 minute walk to school-n-pool. $449,000.!!

4800 Hibiscus Valley John’s listing-”SOLD!” with multiple offers for $20,000. over list price in 3 days!

6123 Ginita Lane John’s listing-”SOLD!” with multiple offers for full price in 5 days! Gorgeous Scott Felder home!

Call John directly at (512) 970-1970 on his “sell” phone any time for an easy appointment! No one works harder or smarter to help you sell or purchase your valuable Circle C properties. What we do for you. 1)

5909 Savin Hill John’s listing -”SOLD!” with 2 offers in 10 days on market! $100,000. in upgrades and updates! Quiet, secluded cul-de-sac. Copyright © 2013 Peel, Inc.

7517 Brecourt Manor John’s listing SHORT-SALE “SOLD!” with multiple offers in 4 months….yes, short sales take a lonnng time usually.

An HONEST and ACCURATE “maximum seller net” pricing strategy for your home. 2) Professionally stage your home for you at no cost. 3) Offer professional handyman services from minor repairs to entire home renovations. 4) Offer professional landscape services from curb appeal to entire yard transformations. 5) Professional marketing using an $8,000 digital camera with 4 lenses and software to provide the cleanest sharpest pictures available for internet and flyer advertising. 6) Provide a list of different strategies/facets to advertise your home for maximum marketing exposure to the world as quickly and completely as possible. 7) Offer generous move-up and move-down plans to fit every families needs. 8) One point contact at (512) 970-1970 so there is no “big team” confusion, mixed signals or missed deadlines. 9) Insure a smooth, successful transaction start to finish. 10) Negotiate moving schedules/timing/leasebacks to insure no hassles or disrupted transitions.

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Congratulations to Grey Rock Tennis Staff - Award Winners Two Grey Rock Tennis Staff Professionals were recognized for their achievements during the 2012 USPTA/USTA Convention held at the DFW Hilton Head Resort. Executives presenting the awards are David Webb, President of the USPTA Texas Division, and Ron Woods, Awards Chairman. Other Members receiving recognition were Del Campbell, USTA Volunteer for 10 years, and Bob Haugen, USTA volunteer for 20 years.


Submitted by Michael Armstrong Circle C couple looking for other couple(s) interested in playing & learning bridge. Please call 512-2152663.

Tennis Pro-Emeritus, Dennis Ralston (in center), receiving the USPTA Texas Proud Award. Dennis is a former ATP Player, United States Champion and Wimbledon Champion.

Alzheimer’s Association, Capital of Texas Chapter

Submitted by Rondena Mackey A free education program, “The Basics, memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.”

General Manager and Director of Tennis, Fernando Velasco (center), receiving the USPTA Texas Small Facility Manager Award. Velasco has been the Manager of the Grey Rock Tennis Club (formerly the Circle C Tennis Club), since 2001.


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Members Sale, 1 to 7 p.m. Fri., April 12 | Public Sale 9 a.m. to 5 pm. Sat. & Sun., April 13 & 14 We’re featuring plants that attract butterflies and a live butterfly demonstration. Guided walks,  gardening tips and book signings.  Information at   ART EXHIBITS March 9 through May 27 Shou Ping’s colorful paper sculptures in the McDermott Learning Center, Jim La Paso’s kinetic metal creations in the gardens and Denise Counley’s wildflower watercolors in The Store.   FREE PLANT CONSERVATION LECTURES 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 —Dr. Gary Nabhan, “The Three-Legged Stool” 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4 —Dr. Peter Raven, “Plant Conservation in a Rapidly-Changing World” In the Auditorium   BOOK SIGNINGS AT THE STORE 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6 Susan and Van Metzler sign Texas Mushrooms and Allison Cunningham Amador signs Goodnight Austin.

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Thursday, May 9, 2013, 10am-12pm Travis County AgriLife Extension Office 1600 B Smith Rd., Austin TX 78721 Can you conserve water and still keep your plants happy?  Yes!  Drip irrigation slowly distributes water and reduces evaporation and run-off, allowing your soil to absorb the maximum amount of water. Learn about the different types of drip irrigations systems and spray heads which are available to determine the system which will best solve your irrigation needs.  Gain firsthand knowledge of how to plan and assemble a drip irrigation system.  This will include a discussion on layout, parts, tools and specifics on assembly. These classes are part of the Green Thumb series.  Registration required at or by phone 979845-2604.  Keyword Search: Green Thumb.  One class is $15, with price discounts for signing up for 3 or more classes at the same time.  Class is limited to 40 people. It is presented by the Travis County Master Gardeners, a volunteer arm of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County.

WHAT’S EATING MY PLANTS Thursday, June 13, 2013, 10am-12pm Travis County AgriLife Extension Office 1600 B Smith Rd., Austin TX 78721 Yikes!  What is eating my plant?  Wizzie Brown, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist, will teach you detective skills needed for correctly identifying insects.  Knowing exactly who are the “good bugs” and the “bad bugs” is important because the majority of insects are not “bad”! Armed with knowledge of insect mouthparts and biology, you can figure out what may be causing damage to plants even when there is not an insect in sight.  Think about what kind of mouth part could have done the damage?  Are there holes in the plant?  Are the holes small or are entire leaves eaten?  Does the plant have yellowing and curling on the foliage?   Knowing the types of damage insects can cause to plants can help reveal what pest you are dealing with and help to make management decision.  Identification of common insects will also be covered along with integrated pest management practices to help reduce pesticide use.  Integrated pest management programs start with non-chemical approaches first and while chemicals are included in the program, they are a last resort strategy.

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There are various insects that may invade stored products within the home. This will focus on red and confused flour beetles. These beetles are similar in looks and biologies. They are small, reddishbrown to brown in color with a somewhat flattened body. The beetles are omnivorous and feed on grain dust and milled grains, but can also feed on undamaged grains. In homes they may be found in cereals, flour, pasta, dried beans, chocolate, nuts, herbs and spices. With large populations of the insects, they may cause a foul taste and odor to infested products due to a secretion from their scent glands. If you are having a problem with these beetles, but cannot locate the source in your pantry, it may be that they are coming from somewhere else. Check where pet food is stored. Also look in areas with dried flowers or potpourri. Sometimes people will see these beetles during or after they have had a rodent infestation. The beetles can come from rodent baits that may contain grains or from rodent nests where food was stored. MANAGEMENT TIPS: Inspect all food items and get rid of anything infested. If you do not want to throw away the food, you can either put in in the freezer for a week or heat in the oven at 200 degrees for 2-3 hours. Clean all pantry areas, making sure to get any grain dust out

of cracks and crevices. Use a cleaning solution after all debris is removed. Seal any cracks where grain dust may accumulate with a sealant product. Do not buy damaged or expired items from the grocery store. Use products promptly and if you go away for a period of time (a week or more), store items in the freezer.

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SAFE KIDS SAFETY TIPS By Concentra Urgent Care Accidental injury is the number one killer of America’s children, taking more lives than disease, violence, and suicide. Prevention is the cure. It’s estimated that by taking these and other simple precautions, almost all (90%) of these accidental injuries can be avoided. • Childproof your home. Look at every room as your child would. Ask yourself what looks interesting and what can be reached. Get down on your hands and knees, and check for small things children can choke on. • Use the back burners on stoves, and turn pot handles to the back. Keep children away from the stove or microwave when cooking, and don’t serve hot food or drinks to them. Keep knives, glasses, and scissors where young kids can’t reach them. • Cover electrical outlets that are not in use. • Keep guns locked, unloaded, and where kids can’t reach them. • Take precautions to avoid fire in the home. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home and in every sleeping area. Test them once a month. • Plan several ways to escape from each room if a fire starts. Practice the fire escape plan with your family. Identify a safe place to meet outside. • Lock up matches, lighters, and gasoline. Keep space heaters where kids can’t reach them and away from curtains, beds, and papers. • Never put electrical cords under rugs • Always supervise children while they are in the bathroom, and follow other important bathroom safety guidelines. Keep the

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